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"A Romance Of Happy Valley" (1919) director D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish and Robert Harron

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"A Romance Of Happy Valley" (1919) director D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish and Robert Harron

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"A Romance Of Happy Valley" is a drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. 

John (Robert Harron) is a country boy working on his father's corn fields.  One day John meets a New York man, whose stories about wealth stir his imagination and he decides to leave for the big city in search of luck and fortune.  Jennie (Lillian Gish) is left behind to wait for him.

Directed by                D. W. Griffith
Produced by              D. W. Griffith
Scenario by               Captain Victor Marier (D.W. Griffith)          
Based on                   a screen story by Mary Castelman
Starring                     Lillian Gish, Robert Harron
Cinematography         Billy Bitzer
Editing by                  James Smith
Distributed by             Paramount Pictures
Release date              January 26, 1919
Running time              77 min
Country                      United States
Language                   Silent film, English intertitles

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